Definition of "heiress"
  1. A woman who inherits a substantial amount of wealth, often from a family member
How to use "heiress" in a sentence
  1. The heiress to the department store fortune struggled with the responsibility of her newfound wealth.
  2. As the only child, she became the heiress to her parents' considerable estate.
  3. Being an heiress, she had to manage the extensive business left by her relative.

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